deadpan

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  • adj

Synonyms for deadpan

Synonyms for deadpan

Synonyms for deadpan

deliberately impassive in manner

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The positive from all of this is that there are now no known ailments left for me to try," he said with typically dry humour.
He was known too for the dry humour that he introduced not infrequently, but never inappropriately, into his conversation.
presentation packed with ripping yarns, technical data, dry humour,
Come Dine with Me is entertainment gold, only bettered by voiceover man Dave Lamb, whose dry humour and perfectly timed jokes leave us in stitches.
Keep your feathers on,' he says, with the dry humour which typifies both the story and pictures.
By comparison Rhys Jones proved a more reticent but equally entertaining performer with a flair for dark comedic imagery worthy of a seasoned Opening the show, Ray Kane's droll delivery and dry humour was a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
He went on in dry humour, "It's 100 percent ground beef sirloin.
In my humble opinion he was the finest greyhound bookmaker of modern times and also a true gentleman, with his wonderful dry humour, his kindness and extreme generosity and, finally, his bravery.
With characteristic dry humour, Dmitry Orlov identifies three progressive stages of response to the looming crisis: Mitigation, alleviating the impact of the coming upheaval; Adaptation, adjusting to the reality of changed conditions; Opportunity, flourishing after the collapse.
Moreover, the dry humour in the adjacent text 'Sunny is not at all sure that eggs totally agree with him' is funny for the adult reader but could prove to be a little too challenging for our young readers' developing inferential skills.
Also, it is quite a dry humour which the average under 14year-old wouldn't pick up on.
Humphries writes with a very dry humour and documents, often cynically, in an amusing way one of his many perceived downsides to the career he has chosen.
It was typical Keilloresque dry humour because it was linked to an obvious truth, which his next comment elaborated.
Let us hope that his cheque is a handsome one, for word has it that the former chief executive has not lost his dry humour.
You look back at Wallace and Gromit, it's very dry humour.